A basic annual income became unusually popular over the past year in Canada, with top-level political support everywhere from Alberta to P.E.I. and Ottawa
Source: Prospect of minimum income gaining steam as Canada clamours for new ways to manage welfare and benefits
David Silbersweig, of Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, says today’s multidisciplinary world needs liberal arts — and philosophy in particular — more than ever.
Source: A Harvard Medical School professor makes the case for the liberal arts and philosophy – The Washington Post
Digital transformation will be pervasive across every area of business. Read Dinesh Sharma’s predictions how it will continue to revolutionize everything.
Source: Bosch ConnectedWorld Blog
TechRepublic checked in with AI experts Andrew Moore, Kathleen Richardson, and Roman Yampolskiy, for their take on what we’ve seen in AI this year and what’s coming in 2016.
Source: 7 trends for artificial intelligence in 2016: ‘Like 2015 on steroids’ – TechRepublic
A neural prosthesis being trialled next year could not only repair loss of long-term memory but could be used to upload new skills directly into the brain
Source: Matrix-style memory prosthesis set to supercharge human brain | New Scientist
What are the challenges and opportunities of the Fourth Industrial Revolution and what impact will it have on business, governments and people?
Source: The Fourth Industrial Revolution: what it means and how to respond – Agenda – The World Economic Forum
While faulty hoverboards are setting themselves ablaze to celebrate Christmas, robots are gradually moving from labs to news reports to entering our daily lives. First in line are drones, already…
Source: The State Of Robotics For 2015 | TechCrunch
Drastic changes await the banking sector in the next two decades. While banks remain quite wrapped up in themselves, IT companies and startups are increasi
Source: Banks of the future are already here